DHV:
626
Tourin ID:
MUNA 3

1737

Bass

Joseph Paul

Christa

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

D, Munich

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D, Munich

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Stadtmuseum

Head:

Lion

Catalog Number:

MUS-41-237

Label Text:

Josephus Paulus Christa Lauten / und Geigenmacher in München 1737

Measurements:

Body Length:

74

String Length:

64.6

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

32.5

22.8

42.3

Previous Owner:

Information Source:

A. Varsányi to TGM, 1/13; PT visit 9/78

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Focht 2006, p. 112 (front); König 1985, pp. 60-61 (F+B, side of neck and head); Bletschacher 1978, pp. 136, 179 (FB+S, label)

Rosette, scalloped end of fingerboard; white inlay of (a mermaid?) on black tailpiece. Upper eyes of soundholes much smaller than lower eyes. Peg for highest string is closest to nut. Tourin: Overhanging edges, “arching not so high or steep; very German”. A. Varsányi to TGM, 1/13: slightly cut down and used as cello; new neck.